For the second time since Thanksgiving, Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson was arrested for DWI yesterday morning.
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The news was just broken by USA Today NFL reporter and former 1500 ESPN Vikings beat writer Tom Pelissero.
#Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson arrested on suspicion of DUI again yesterday. Team is likely to release him once rosters are unfrozen.
(Later reports indicate Henderson was actually arrested around 3:30 a.m.)
Henderson was arrested in Chanhassen. Four charges in all including second degree DWI test refusal. Booked at 3:03 pm New Year's Day.-- Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 2, 2014
Henderson also was arrested in November on suspicion of DUI and drug possession. Leslie Frazier was an advocate for him. Good as gone now.-- Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 2, 2014
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#Vikings can't make any veteran roster moves right now, like all non-playoff teams. Hence Henderson stays on roster until after Super Bowl.-- Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 2, 2014
TMZ reports that Henderon's most recent arrest came after a one-car accident.
We're told Henderson spun out and crashed off the road. Only his car was involved. When police showed up, we're told officers suspected he was under the influence and administered a field sobriety test, which he bombed.Henderson reportedly posted bail and was released from custody earlier today.
According to the booking report, Henderson was placed under arrest and booked on 4 charges, including DWI and DWI test refusal. He's still in custody and is expected to bail out today. He was NOT injured in the crash.
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Henderson was also arrested for pot and paraphernalia possession, Chip Scoggins reports:
Per release from Carver County, Henderson was arrested after single car accident. He collided with trees after going through grassy area-- chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) January 2, 2014
Henderson was not injured. He was was arrested for DWI after "performing poorly during standardized field sobriety testing."-- chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) January 2, 2014
Henderson also was arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and violation of a limited driver license-- chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) January 2, 2014
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Henderson's next court appearance is scheduled for March 3.-- chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) January 2, 2014